Dr. Christopher Prato, MD
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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Biography

Dr. Christopher Prato, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Gastonia, NC. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

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Dr. Prato's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Great physician with terrific bedside manner. Very knowledgeable and help me get back to playing ball.
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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    St Luke's Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of North Carolina Healthcare

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Labrum Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate